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Old 10th Jul 2021, 08:35
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Originally Posted by Kiltrash
Told you the RB211 was just too heavy, but no you had to try just one more
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I seem to recall a VC10 at Thurleigh that had 2 Conways on one side and a fanjet on the other. Is that to which you refer - or did I imagine it? Wasn't there was also a Vulcan with an underslung Olympus?
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Old 10th Jul 2021, 11:42
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Fortunately our captain came from DC3s and doesn't foresee any problem with proceeding for departure.
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The experimental Segway landing gear worked flawlessly. Until the battery went flat.
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Chronically overdue for maintenance, XR806 soon learned to sit up and beg.
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Old 10th Jul 2021, 13:27
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Originally Posted by Ninthace
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Wasn't there was also a Vulcan with an underslung Olympus?
Yes, it was a test bed for the Olympus pre going into Concorde.
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Old 10th Jul 2021, 13:28
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See Hoskins, this is what happens if you call "Rotate" before the aircraft reaches V1....
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Typical RAF....always sitting around on their Hind Ends!
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Old 10th Jul 2021, 14:39
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Originally Posted by Ninthace
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I seem to recall a VC10 at Thurleigh that had 2 Conways on one side and a fanjet on the other. Is that to which you refer - or did I imagine it?
Yep, test bed for the RB211.
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Old 10th Jul 2021, 15:42
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Not an entry… The VC10 could carry a spare under the port wing route, it had mounting points to sling a Conway.
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Old 10th Jul 2021, 15:43
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I think the fin’s full, now what we’re the other tanks you wanted filling?
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Old 10th Jul 2021, 17:22
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Originally Posted by treadigraph
Yep, test bed for the RB211.
was it ...well I never...every day is a skool day.😁
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Old 10th Jul 2021, 17:23
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Thunderbird 1 looks for a different flight profile.mm well Thunder would describe the noise it makes.
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Old 10th Jul 2021, 17:25
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When departing from Woodford the instructions were to clear the footballers houses asap.
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Old 10th Jul 2021, 17:28
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Normally the receiving aircraft must keep level flight behind the tanker ...except when a comic situation occurs
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Old 10th Jul 2021, 17:29
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Later it was discovered the piano key concrete had not set like it was planned for.
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Old 10th Jul 2021, 17:32
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...and finally..

like a homesick angel. .
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Old 11th Jul 2021, 09:07
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I will call this one tonight while the footie is on. I will give me something to do.
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Old 11th Jul 2021, 10:13
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As will I .... Something better to do with 90 minutes of my life..😁
Caption..
The Bowling club decided to expel the team captain for stowing his overweight balls in the rear cargo hold.


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Old 11th Jul 2021, 10:16
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According to the figures we put in 40000 gallons but could only get out 35000 gallons ..
Oh don't worry about it, bound to show up sometime
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